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June 30th, 2010

Get ready to share your ideas about all sorts of 4th Grade topics! Have fun! :)



Summer Reading!

June 12th, 2011

Have fun reading this summer. After you read a section in your book, or even finish a whole book, please come on to the blog and share about the book.

Be sure to include:
- The title

- Author’s name

- Your opinion of the section or book

You can also include:

- Information about the characters

- Interesting facts for non-fiction

- Funny parts

- Or anything else you want to share!

Happy reading!   :)

Journey, by P. MacLachlan

May 17th, 2011

*In what you read today, did any new information come up about the mother?

*Did you meet any new characters in this section?

*Did Journey grow or change in this section at all?

*How does Journey’s family change or grow in this section? Is there any conflict? Explain.

Paul Revere Response

March 16th, 2011

-Was Paul Revere an important person in the American Revolution? Explain.

-Click on the video for Paul Revere:

http://www.biography.com/bio4kids/bio4kids_defining-video.jsp

 

Meerkats!

March 15th, 2011
  1. Read about the meerkats.
  2. Answer this question in open-ended format:
  3. Do meerkats work together? Explain.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/meerkat

Blue Whales

March 15th, 2011
  1. Read the information about the blue whales.
  2. Next, answer this question in open-ended format:
  3. Are blue whales unique creatures? Why/Why not?

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/blue-whales

 

Super Completely and Totally the Messiest!

March 15th, 2011

Super Completely and Totally the Messiest!, by Judith Viorst

-Describe how Olivia feels about Sophie at the start of the book.

-How does her opinion change? Explain with details from the story.

*Bonus: What is the theme of the story?

Women in History – Part 3

March 11th, 2011

Rachel Carson helped start the plan to help the environment.

If you could talk with her today, what would you tell her about how you help the environment? How about how your school helps the environment?
What improvements do we need to make?

Women in History – Part 2

March 11th, 2011

Was Rosa Parks a brave person?

Explain your opinion with supporting details.

Women of the Century

March 11th, 2011

You just read the Time For Kids article about important women of the past century.

Select one woman, and explain why you think she is important. What did you learn from her?

Our favorite books of the year (so far!)

March 10th, 2011

-What is your favorite book so far this year?

-Why did you enjoy it so much? Give 2 details to explain why.